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In The News: Driverless Cars, Crist Narrowly Leads Scott, Gas Prices Spike, Universal Launches TV Campaign

By on March 17th, 2014 | Last updated: March 17, 2014 at 2:58 pm

Automakers say they’ll begin selling cars that can drive themselves by the end of the decade – Business – MiamiHerald.com – Several car companies say driverless cars will be sold by the end of the decade. Florida has been the [...]

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In The News: Parade Loses Beer Sponsor, Girl Strangled by Snake was “Safe”, Drowning Baby Girl Saved, Gunmen Rob Publix

By on March 17th, 2014 | Last updated: March 17, 2014 at 10:31 am

Guinness boycotts St. Patrick’s Day parade over gay exclusion – Guinness has dropped its sponsorship of the New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade, as fallout continues from the parade’s decision to ban gay and lesbian groups from identifying themselves [...]

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In The News: Legislators Propose Child Welfare Improvements, Scott to Sign GI Bill, Child Found with Heroin, Two New York Buildings Collapse

By on March 12th, 2014 | Last updated: March 12, 2014 at 2:20 pm

Legislators propose improvements to child welfare system – The Senate Children, Families and Elder Affairs Committee passed a package of proposals on Tuesday, in order to improve regulations over Florida’s child welfare system. The proposals include a requirement for the [...]

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In The News: Obama’s Approval Record, Jolly Defeats Sink, Last Grandy’s in Florida to Close, Pre-K Program Helps Students Prepare

By on March 12th, 2014 | Last updated: March 12, 2014 at 10:40 am

Poll: Obama approval at record low– President Obama’s approval rate is at an all-time low at 41 percent, according to a poll from the Wall Street Journal and NBC News. Disapproval is at 54 percent, which could hinder those who [...]

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In the News: Senate Advances “Revenge Porn” Bill, “Florida GI” Bill Passes, FCAT During Passover, Disney’s “Frozen” Work of Devil Pastor Says

By on March 11th, 2014 | Last updated: March 11, 2014 at 3:15 pm

Bill could make Revenge porn illegal in Florida – A new bill that would penalize the posting of “revenge porn” on social media is being advanced in the state senate. The bill would make spreading nude or explicit images of [...]

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In the News: Gas Prices Rise, Bill Prohibits Drop-off Sites, Gov. Scott Transfers Campaign Money, Protesters Want Law Repealed

By on March 10th, 2014 | Last updated: March 10, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Gas prices expected to continue to climb – The average price of gas rose 3 cents from last week. Gas prices are expected to continue rising for the next few weeks of spring. The Gainesville Sun Bill may prohibit drop-off [...]

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In The News: Undocumented Students Tuition, Medicaid Expansion, Gov. Scott On Arizona Bill, Whale Protection

By on February 27th, 2014 | Last updated: February 27, 2014 at 9:47 pm

This Could Be The Year For In-State Tuition For Undocumented Students In Florida – State lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition even if they are in the country illegally. Florida Center [...]

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In The News: Florida Economic Recovery Slow, Scott Highlights Medicare Cuts, U.S. Rep. Named in Scandal, Fla. Rep.’s Home Raided, Florida No. 30 in “Well-Being” Index

By on February 26th, 2014 | Last updated: February 26, 2014 at 3:46 pm

Pew Report: Florida economic recovery isn’t so rosy – A new nonpartisan Pew Charitable Trusts’ analysis ranks Florida as the third-worst state for tax collections. The “Fiscal 50” shows that although Florida is in the top third when it comes [...]

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In The News: Target Breach, Ex-Zimmerman Lawyer Wants Law Revision, Alachua County’s ACA Future, Sessions’ Body Search Continues

By on February 26th, 2014 | Last updated: February 26, 2014 at 12:16 pm

Target warns data breach could hurt future profit – The discount retailer’s holiday net profit dropped by almost 50 percent in 2013. Target has not been able to estimate future expenses related to the breach, but believes they may have a material adverse effect [...]

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In The News: Global Car Sales Declining, Senate Expanding Florida Gambling, Exotic Lizard Invading State, Personal Finance Pessimism Grows

By on February 25th, 2014 | Last updated: February 25, 2014 at 3:34 pm

Global auto industry faces Peak Car, fewer drivers – Auto manufacturers are eyeing the leveling-off of global car sales within the next decade, as  more young American workers are using bicycles, shared vehicles and public transportation. SaintPetersBlog Senate bills would expand [...]

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